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Zuiryuji Temple

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Takaoka is a sleepy little town with few people walking around; in fact, many shops were opened... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2018
Singapore, Singapore
What on Earth is this doing here?

Sleepy Takaoka. Not much happening, and in the middle of it all you find a grand temple which would... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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35 Sekihonmachi, Takaoka 933-0863, Toyama Prefecture
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Reviewed 17 December 2018

Takaoka is a sleepy little town with few people walking around; in fact, many shops were opened, but unmanned when I was there. And then, walking in the quiet solitude, I got to this stunning temple. It is a huge edifice sitting on serene grounds....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Asperger_Singapore
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Sleepy Takaoka. Not much happening, and in the middle of it all you find a grand temple which would not be out of place in Kyoto or Kanazawa. Founded in 828, to actual story of its building is muddied by time. Near enough from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

I have been to this temple several times since 2012 and find it very relaxing. The grounds are immaculately maintained and the temple is very Zen in it's style. At the moment (December 2017) the temple is undergoing renovation, so many parts are closed to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 1966Jamo
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice and very clean place. The first building was in maintenance but very nice, all in wood. The temple in the center is amazing. Small but very typical. Nice place to do pictures. One hour is enough to see all

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 681gunthers
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This is a beautiful temple, but having seen many in various parts of Japan, the only really interesting feature for us was the fact that they had recently replaced the cooper plates on some of the rooves, and they certainly looked beautiful with the sun...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

The temple was about 15 minutes walk from the south gate of JR station and there were sufficient signage to direct you the right way to go. Entrance fee of Yen 500 was required in order to have a view on all the halls inside....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The temple in the flatland reminds me of going catholic church. Truly a magnificent peace of Japan's cultural treasure.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Morago22b
Reviewed 26 February 2017

A national treasure is a considered the most important of Japan's cultural assets and Zuiryu-ji is one of them. The entry is 500 yen per person. The parking is right in front of the temple grounds. There are guided tours though they are conducted in...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

There is so much detail and history to see. The story behind it is lovely and the artifacts are fantastic!

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Jaimee B
Reviewed 1 November 2016

It will be faster to walk from the shin-Takoaka station to this temple as the local train do not seem to be so frequent (I think it about one very 45 minutes) there are some sign which traveller can follow if you choose to walk...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Keat K
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